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Tagged: ptsd

Ajax has passed and found his veteran!

Great news! Ajax has passed his four-week residential assessment with flying colours, he loves learning. We feel delighted and extremely lucky that Dogs Trust were able to help us find this remarkable dog that...

You Made it Possible – Meet Ajax

Through your generosity in terms of donations, we have been able to select our very FIRST rescue dog. Please meet the super handsome Ajax, a 3 year old medium crossbreed picked up as a...

Sharing is Caring & Gezelligheid

Garry’s final stop in his PTSD research & assistance dogs took him to The Netherlands, Amstelveen to be precise where I decided to join him for our visit to KNGF, the organisation that has won...

Washington Post (card)

In the final leg of my USA visit I headed to Washington DC. I had left my heart in San Francisco in the shape of ‘Lance’ the Bergin University ‘wonder dog’, but I had...

Southern Comfort

Having made it via Dallas to Columbia, South Carolina, I visited Palmetto Animal Assisted Life Services (PAALS) where I met Maureen, an incredibly caring and wise person who also trains assistance dogs! But that’s...

The Power of Pawsitivity!

Having picked up my ‘stallion’ a Ford Mustang convertible that I nicknamed ‘Sally’ I set off on the fabulously scenic and incredibly ‘bendy’ Pacific Coast Highway. The car was a bit of an unaccustomed...

What a difference a dog makes!

During the last two weeks I have been completing the the ‘client’ course at Bergin University of Canine Studies.  While learning how to work with an assistance dog I met Chris who is a...

Winston Churchill Memorial Trust PTSD Research

Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Fellowship Awarded to Sergeant Garry Botterill Sussex Police in February 2015 for PTSD Research Garry’s Statement: I am thrilled to have been awarded a WCMT Travelling Fellowship in February this year....